Daily Archives: September 14, 2017

Google to launch mobile payment service in India


Tech giant Google is slated to unveil a digital payment service in India next week that has been developed for the local market, according to industry sources. In July, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) had said Google had completed the testing of its UPI payment service and was awaiting Reserve Bank of India’s approval to launch its service in ...

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TV actors deserve to be paid more than film stars: Akshay


From judging reality shows to promoting his films on daily soaps, actor Akshay Kumar has been frequent on the small screen and believes TV actors work harder than film stars and deserve a better pay package. The 50-year-old star says television artistes have to continuously be on their toes and deliver their best in a short span of time. “I ...

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Diabetes is a disease of modern lifestyle

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Diabetes is an “iceberg” disease. Although increase in both the prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes have occurred globally, they have been especially dramatic in societies in economic transition, in newly industrialized countries and in developing countries. Currently the number of cases of diabetes worldwide is estimated to be around 347 million, of these more than ...

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Asst of freedom fighter can enjoy free travel in volvo buses

DAINIK NATION BUREAU In a bid to facilitate the freedom fighter, state has government has decided to allow free boarding to the assistant of the freedom fighter and widows of late freedom fighters too in the Volvo buses run by Uttarakhand Government . According to the directions of CM Trivendra Singh Rawat,  Principal Secretary Shri Anand Vardhan has issued an ...

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No more 10 years old diesel vehicle ply on Delhi/NCR road; NGT


DAINIK NATION BUREAU The National Green Tribunal  has outrightly rejected the Centre’s plea seeking modification of its order banning 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR. The Tribunal noted that emissions from diesel vehicles is carcinogenic in nature and one diesel vehicle causes pollution equivalent to 24 petrol vehicles or otherwise 40 CNG vehicles. A bench led by Justice Swatanter Kumar government’s ...

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CBSE asks 19500 affiliated schools to conduct psychometric evaluation of staff


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all schools affiliated to it to do psychometric evaluation of their employees. The circular which came in the wake of the brutal murder of a 7-year-old student at Ryan International, Noida, stated: “Schools must get police verification and psychometric evaluation done for all the staff employed. Such verification and evaluation for ...

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Congress hits out at centre over petrol prices


The Congress today accused the Modi government of meting out “step-motherly treatment” to common man by raising petrol prices even as global crude oil prices were on the decline. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari wondered whether the central government would qualify for the label of “economic terrorist”, a phrase he said was enumerated by a former BJP spokesperson for the UPA ...

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Bullet train’s foundation laid by Indo & Japanese PM

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe have jointly laid down the foundation stone for India’s first bullet train, which is being constructed between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, here in Ahemedabad. In his address Abe said that Indo-Japan partnership is special, strategic and global too. This would give fillip to make in india project as ...

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Lawyer shot dead outside house in Kotdwar


A 50-year-old lawyer in the court of Kotdwar sub-divisional magistrate was shot dead by unidentified assailants outside his house in Ratanpur on Wednesday. Police suspect a land dispute behind the murder of Sunil Kumar Raghuvanshi. Raghuvanshi left for the court at 11:30am and as he exited the gate of his house, two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants shot him from behind. Jagat ...

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